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Pen-y-bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanberis, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1036 / 53°6'13"N

Longitude: -4.0797 / 4°4'47"W

OS Eastings: 260863

OS Northings: 358290

OS Grid: SH608582

Mapcode National: GBR 5R.8KFR

Mapcode Global: WH54V.98J1

Entry Name: Pen-y-bryn

Listing Date: 28 May 1999

Last Amended: 28 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21835

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located within its own small field system in a prominent position on rising ground above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanberis

Community: Llanberis

Locality: Nant Peris

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Early C19 small farmhouse set within its own field system; not shown on the 1838 Tithe Map, the farmhouse is likely to have been built c1850.

Exterior

Farmhouse. 2-storey, 2-room plan with central staircase and integral end stacks; catslide lean-to to rear. Irregularly coursed rubblestone with distinctive wide-jointed white mortar, rendered to gable ends and rear; slate roof. 4-pane sashes, of reduced proportions and directly beneath eaves to first floor, with slate cills to either side of central C20 glazed door. Catslide lean-to to rear has had eaves raised and projects beyond original extent to left.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a substantially unaltered mid-C19 small farmhouse, built within the local vernacular tradition, and forming a significant component in the dispersed settlement pattern of Nant Peris.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ffynnon Beris
    Located in the garden of Tyn-y-Ffynnon on the east side of a farm track running northwards from the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Cwm-yr-Wrach
    Located in an isolated position within rubble-walled enclosure without vehicular access on hillside above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II* Church of St Peris
    Located in the centre of Nant Peris at the western end of the Pass of Llanberis in a roughly rectangular-shaped churchyard with a stone lychgate dated 1929 on the northern side.
  • II Talgae
    Located behind a low rubblestone wall on the A 4086 at the south-eastern edge of Nant Peris.
  • II Bryn Glas
    Situated in an isolated position without vehicular access on a rock outcrop on hillside in small rubblestone-walled enclosure above the A 4086 at Nant Peris.
  • II Capel Rehoboth
    Located in the centre of Nant Peris on the north side of the A 4086 with the former school immediately to the west and a row of C19 terraced houses directly opposite; small forecourt in front with low
  • II Milestone
    Located at Gwastadnant on the south side of the A 4086 at the south-eastern approach to Nant Peris.
  • II Hafod Cottage
    Located on hillside on a rough track above the A 4086; low rubblestone wall in front of cottage.

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